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for sure just this golden rice market. disillusionment in the e.u. leadership approval ratings hit record lows and european nations are struggling with huge levels of debt and those who are on. a ball within a war the most radical and feared function of syria's rebel were brant is accused of linking dozens of moderate opposition fighters. they do national space station will stay in orbit until at least twenty twenty four to keep up research plan mars missions and guard against a possible answer or rats report an axe was gathering to discount the biggest very shrewd.
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and welcome to our team to national twenty news life from moscow i'm. starring now and it's a new year but the same old problems with the e.u. leadership the most recent poll suggests a strong streak of disapproval are bad performance among people across the union is based on a has the details. now in a few months europeans will be going to the polls in what could be the most important european parliamentary elections but the latest gallup polls to to sticks well don't make good reading for those that will be standing for the top spots across the european parliament even those countries that have received some of the most help countries like spain that received forty one billion euros to bail out its failing banking sector well in two thousand and nine fifty nine percent of the population said they had faith and they supported the european leadership is another country that's traditionally been very pro e.u. is ireland they received sixty seven point five billion. bailout their failing
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banking system seventy percent of the irish population had previously said that they supported the european union now that number forty seven percent twelve is also being big declines for support of the e.u. in countries like sweden finland austria the netherlands denmark and the you care the first time since these type of statistics have existed you might of kingdom it doesn't finish last when it comes to use the for you currently that statistic belongs to greece with only nineteen percent of their population supporting the european union understandable really when you see the hardships that has been inflicted upon their people by the european crisis it's not just european politicians that have seen a downturn in popularity the euro itself is also hit huge lows and well europeans look to alternative types of currency to secure their finances
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we can find out more on that from maria for not. these colorful rich temporal and notes and not money but they have a real tally you can go shopping these bills in your wallet. at the restaurant. he. and you will turn a t.v. also called complimentary currencies that people of businesses agree to use for transactions within a particular area a district quarter with just a street may look like something from a kid's game but the reasons behind it are far from child's play you know his. particular first product a local currencies stay within the region developing like ticks a second ideological has a lot of confidence in official comes and the people want to have something they understand that they can control and that they can trust not just something that is printed you don't know how with no control and leads to speculation alternative
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forms of money have a history stretching back decades and appear to be growing in popularity especially tough financial times on the reason enough to lend splay a lot with money and often risky games but at the end of the day ordinary people have to pay for mistakes and losses this is why people want to have a currency that they will be sure will serve them and not go disappear somewhere in fiscal paradise as global finance system so banks today's maced famous headline grabbing turn to currency is the digital big coin but there are dozens of others and he's world wide in france europe's second largest economy people exchange services and goods via at least twenty different types of complimentary currencies and their numbers are growing. that the slain is behind one such project the monthly outside paris she says she never considered paying with anything other than euros until they'd vantages of an alternative became clear. but as with the
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euro is that a definitely not just a mode of exchange but it also became a mode of speculation to feed banks local currency and support local projects and develop a real economy on the ground which means it works for us the people. it's part of the project along with the flower shop and the supermarket it is wrong. here. that are people in the world of finance that will nothing else but to make people pewter for their own benefit why should we allow them to do that this sticker indicates this restaurant accept cash the red means that fishy no peach in french but also energy and the slogan was over your seed is used to express someone is in good health and full of energy which the local currencies here in france certainly seem to be experts claim complementary currencies will never replace an
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official one however if trust is undermined hard enough in conventional money people may start looking for a different type of change brief notion r.t. from france. a human rights watchdog says nearly five hundred people have been killed in a week of rebel vs jihad as the violence in syria as functions within the opposition turn against each other among the warring groups is a new seemingly uncontrollable power which is causing more fear among people than the government of bashar al assad ever did and one must warn you the footage you are about to see is extremely graphic so the islamic state of iraq and the band also known as cyrus is accused of lynching dozens of opposition fighters in the city of aleppo just days ago several hundred captives of the hardline rebel group were freed by other opposition fighters in syria they described being tortured by the radical jihadist militant group and praying for death even so the obama administration is reportedly considering resuming normal lethal aid to the moderate
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syrian opposition even if parts of it may end up in the hands of more hardline islamist security policy analyst michael maloof believes the violence we're seeing now could have been avoided if it wasn't for the western backing of rebels. united states provided lethal assistance through jordan through the cia and through the through turkey to the opposition but the opposition is is is fragmented incapable and what's happened is that the the the more radical elements. principally the. foreign fighters have taken over the opposition in terms of the fighting and consequently those weapons of gotten their hands they've become emboldened they've become they've gotten better weapons as a consequence are getting surface to air missiles they've got r.p.g. and as a as a result it's it's and it's given them before a force multiplier to be able to fight it successfully not only against that only
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against bashar al assad but now to extend itself back into iraq which they know whose forces are not capable of withstanding the the onslaught of the. the threat of jihad is taking over the more moderate opposition has caused the view on sea when rebels to shift recently former cia director michael hayden said the assad regime is beginning to look like the less so all evils the former u.s. ambassador to syria iraq and afghanistan ryan crocker agreed that assad is not as bad as the jihadists while russia's foreign minister sergei lavrov welcomes the genuine change of stance. meanwhile in iraq the government has been unable to push. out of the city of fallujah with the u.s. stepping in to help while strong describes what they saw involvement can lead to any good. distance state spent nine years applying
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hellfire missiles and drones and automation in attacks of all sorts of kinds and none of that worked is the definition of of mental illness to keep doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results introducing weapons into iraq at this time from the united states will likely have as much success this time as it did the last time i mean this is kind of deja vu all over again do you do the same thing again it's really quite amazing i mean we have to remind our viewers here there was no al qaeda in iraq before the invasion and now they have i mean come on i mean what is the learning curve here with all of the distortions that the result of meddling right murder by the united states is this spirit seeking sovereignty self-determination dignity etc i'm going to be well i'm going down but it is interesting the arguments offered for as you mentioned some good words that are itself sent as close p.k.
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well you can we do for you. believe he. is in. washington and has agreed it's well continue to be involved with the international space program until at least twenty twenty four it's hope that more nations could take part and work on the isis including trying to prevent asteroid strikes on planning missions to mars aussies can actually check our reports now from amazing up space experts putting their minds together. leaders of space programs from all over the world have gathered in washington to map out the future of space exploration and any progress here is a link for the form of humankind and never just one nation and by the way this meeting is the first of its kind going to ministerial level with over thirty
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countries participating that we will advance further faster if we work collectively the explosion of a meteor over russia last year added to the urgency of creating a global asteroid warning system scientists say although extremely expensive it's technically feasible but a cooperation deal like that is yet a distant shot first because the result there has to be a political will what country would sign off on an agreement with a clause saying parties can pull out of the program if their new leaders. which country would risk enormous losses in such a case especially say any future international marson venture would require a steadfast commitment i just don't see any nation having enough commitment to be willing to fund. a amount of money that would take with today's technology the state of today's technology to go to mars alone there was a strong and now well established cooperation between russia and
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a number of other countries at the international space station but beyond that it's still just talk talk that is happening here in washington i'm going to check on. the international space station took ten years and over thirty missions stressed some bull their result a football field sized engineering marvel that understanding its operation means allowing more private companies to supply congo and compete for lucrative contracts since the end of nasa is shuttle program astronauts have been ferried back and forth to the station on the russian soyuz spacecraft and scientists question of so small the nations are rapidly and trying the space race. the opinion of for russia and the plans of russia in terms of space exploration will be a key element in. space exploration scenario we're very pleased to see that also small countries who still a few years nobody could think about them being actively involved in space projects
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they are more and more understanding the value of space services they are more and more understanding. of key in for tends to play a role in the global. space exploration scenery and more and more of these countries are developing capabilities which are amazing space station for me is. such corporation can work this by all different approaches differences in different countries. and coming up later in the progress on nationalist among pacifists. and. if it. looks at how japan is a right wing movements are becoming. about they need to regain self-respect and make its presence felt. and also report on basic years he plans aimed at keeping the russian city of sochi a safe during the twenty second winter and the big games stay with us.
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approximately sixty percent of imports came from illegal fishing. the european union is ironically taking fish from some of the poorest nations on earth so this is a very serious and very urgent problem that needs immediate international action. on the day enter our territorial waters the fish they load the fish on to the ships and leave. today illegal fishing just taking the bread out of our.
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economic down in the find out that the new york and the rest would like to join me take a break. welcome back. an unprecedented level of security is in place around the russian city of sultry the host of the twenty fourth and went to an end to games tens of thousands of police officers have been drafted and with the sole aim of keeping citizens visitors armed plate safe paul scott takes a look. the twenty second olympic winter games in two thousand and fourteen i wore the do this fifty of sochi i assume is russia's black sea resort was awarded the game seven years ago. as
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a question the choice of taste city such as close proximity to the volatile caucasus region was they argued a cause for concern. and the recent twin terror attacks in volgograd some seven hundred kilometers from sochi every ignited some of those worries organizers say security has been their main priority since day one terrorism is the global threat and for terrorism there is no there is no terrorists but here in sochi from the very beginning of the construction phase of the state this sort is made those with months to prepare the special measures to stop them from this screening all their own materials checking in all the venues and preparing incredible measures of the security to provide this safe environment here with less than a month to go now until the games begin tight security measures are already in
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place around forty thousand police and security offices are expected to be on patrol all sales of dangerous hunting equipment a bond for the duration of the games there's also a controlled zein stretching sixty kilometers along the coast and twenty five kilometers inland and encompassing all venues. in terms of security so it is a special case because this whole area is authorized to visit this only there are security details from a number of countries including the u.k. and u.s. working for us but no security forces will be coming together to protect places like this is the brand new purpose built train station in the olympic village is going to be one of them. transport hubs during the games moving thousands of spectators. cameras intercoms that connects you with the engineer and the police present train stations and on the train security is pretty tight. with the bulk of
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the work now complete with all venues and transport networks built and tested sochi is now just waiting for the sporting world to descend. altie sochi. afghanistan's demanded and then. american military activities following the death of a four year old boy accidentally shot by u.s. marines this amid reports afghanistan's security deal with the u.s. is unlikely to be signed before presidential elections if signed the agreement would allow up to ten thousand u.s. military personnel to stay in the volatile state and ensure financial aid up to twenty fourteen however washington is demanding immunity from prosecution force troops something the afghan leadership reticent to accept a diplomatic deadlock has severely strained relations there and washington has already threatened a total pull out of afghanistan in the deal if the deal isn't a sign saying again and p. and presidential hopeful diode sultanzoy says the growing dispute it will do
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nothing to improve security. aware of the national security forces of afghanistan with the word to cling on. the national army we sort of divided into different groups and then the taliban can take advantage of that sort of a division from which they can stage attacks and the civilians will probably not stand on the military side and they'll just just stand. a state of emergency has been declared in the nine counties in the u.s. state of west virginia following a chemical spill into a local river that people are being out to consume bathing a cook using water from their tops learn big stand on the problem on a website on top. and the long line of an e.u. parliamentary inquiry condemns the unprecedented and indiscriminate gathering of
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daves up by gas and recent intelligence agencies they were percussions about moving our website. right the city to italy search tree. and i think the true. on our reporters with the. instrument. below. and some more news from around the world this hour police you stumble clashed with will come our way to the last anniversary of the assets nation of three kurdish rebels the female activists from the kurdish b.-k. cape mostly were killed and her response to their violence broke out after the shoals of blocked demonstrators from reaching the french consulate to lay a block away to the case considered
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a terrorist organization i managed to write his battling for an independent hold on since ninety eight. weeks also a trip convicted one hundred and thirteen muslim brotherhood supporters on charges ranging from rising to weapons possession in december the government declared the brotherhood a terrorist group accusing it of violence the sorties have been a cracking down on the organization ever since president morsi was removed from the last july. and former cuban leader fidel. astra appeared in public for the first time anon nine months in havana he attended the opening of an od studio in the country's capital his seven year old ruled cuba for almost five decades before handing power to his brother due to health reasons. some parts of japanese society want to drag the pacifists nation to the right nationalist groups are growing louder and their calls for the country to take
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a harder line against enemies home and abroad are she's alexy us have skin looks at the possible political repercussions for the entire region that. it's become a tradition in japan when some foreign officials are subjected to verbal abuse on this particular occasion japanese nationalists made their feelings known loud and clear to russia's foreign minister china and south korea have also been in their crosshairs one for an island dispute the other for sending too many labor migrants to japan where the latest protests korean workers were described as cockroaches which needed to be exterminated this man is one of those behind the nationalist rallies in japan he says he'd like to see japan a more closer citee one and all they want to know we've been to open to the world now for in this come here and commit crimes i want us to return to a pre-war period when we were closed and south sufficient despite criticizing the
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government for its immigration policies the movement could not be feeling more comfortable since twenty twelve when she was reelected as prime minister such rallies have been on the rise. those are not only foreign nationals and delegations getting the stick from japanese nationalists there are locals who have directly suffered from their country becoming more far right these school teachers have been protesting because they lost their jobs for not complying with what they call ultranationalist regulations in schools. should be made as an obligation to listen to the national anthem before classes i told my pupils spawn of who were not even japanese that it wasn't obligatory to stand up and then i got fired but it's not only about instilling national pride speculation is rife that with all this stronger japan hype is eager to amend the nine hundred forty seven constitution namely article number nine which braves japan from having any kind of army other than for defense purposes in the increasingly intertwined world we can't ensure the
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peace of our nation without broad actively taking a role in the peace and security of the world why don't we take steps forward. on the issue of constitutional amendment but not everyone is buying it and more far reaching goal could be reshaping the regional balance of power. there has been a talk among high profile politicians including former prime ministers to public debate whether japan should have nuclear weapons its new materialized but it's something to really believe has been pondering for years now and non-pacifist japan let alone a nuclear power would send shock waves across the region say experts but for now even with nationalist voices getting louder polls suggest that such ideas are still some way from becoming reality next year russia reporting from japan. i made mounting public complaints and i'm to fracking process in bigger was the new post to figure out where they controversial drilling method is revealed in today's
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breaking this at. it's a question i never thought i'd ask what the crack is making the house up to ohio so last month a radio disney employees travel twenty six schools and science centers across the state promoting a program called a rocket in ohio so it isn't an upgrade but turns out this initiative was entirely funded by none other than the ohio oil and gas energy education program which in turn gets its money from you guessed it the oil and gas companies during the demonstration the kids were shown interactive presentations about gas pipelines and encouraged to spread the message about the industry not just guessing here but i doubt these kids were also taught that infertility and cancer causing chemicals been found in fracking water supplies and let's break the set. how does the growing european and asian demand for fish leave some western african means to survive.
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when a country experiences a tragedy like the recent terrorism in volgograd their question is what to do about it i mean we have to do something right let's never let a good tragedy go to waste one do a member recommends getting rid of the moratorium on the death penalty for prayers groups including terrorists because the death penalty is the perfect way to punish a suicide bomber also this duma member failed to mention high level cryptic kratz in the government as those who could possibly face the firing squad perhaps that was just an honest oversight i'm not against the death penalty in some rare instances but punishing terrorists after the fact doesn't bring victims back the focus needs to be on the source of terrorism soldiers can play around all day with
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weapons because the government gives them a salary weapons and training some people are recruiting arming and training new terrorists you don't need to usher in a massive surveillance state to stop terrorism or go death penalty crazy what you need to do is hit the funding and training source hard if you can i mean how many of you guys out there could make a remotely detonated bomb a c four on your own without help almost none of you see for doesn't grow on trees someone pays for it but that's just my opinion. i don't have a political stance i do have a stance as an individual and as a member of society i do not want someone looking through my bedroom window whether it's an impartial observer or not whether they're going to prosecute me or not. wealthy. british.
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